Wednesday, May 13, 2015 12:15 AM
DALLAS—Essilor of America
announced the recipients of the 2015 Varilux Student Grant Awards, a competition among optometry students. This year, 16 students were awarded $1,000 each in grant money from Varilux, and from those winners, one national award was given.
Monday, May 04, 2015 12:21 AM
LAS VEGAS—At the 45th Annual Meeting of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development
(COVD), six members were awarded for their contribution to developmental optometry at the awards luncheon on April 17, 2015.
Friday, May 01, 2015 12:27 AM
ST. LOUIS—The American Optometric Association
(AOA) and Optometry Cares-The AOA Foundation
have selected three AOA member doctors of optometry into the National Optometry Hall of Fame. Since 1998, the National Optometry Hall of Fame, administered by Optometry Cares, has recognized and honored optometrists who have made significant and long-lasting contributions to the optometric profession.
Monday, February 02, 2015 12:24 AM
NEW YORK—Allan Barker, OD, the president of
, will serve as corporate chair at the upcoming Optometric Center of New York’s 12th annual “Eyes on New York” Gala at The Plaza in New York City on March 20.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:30 AM
ORLANDO, Fla.—Held for the first time since Transitions Optical was fully
by Essilor, the 19th annual Transitions Academy included some noticeable changes.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:21 AM
BANFF, Canada—Mary Lou Maguire, a well-liked Essilor brand consultant who
in June, 2014, is receiving posthumous recognition with an award named in her honor and a new program that will provide eyecare and eyewear to needy children in her hometown of Philadelphia.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:18 AM
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif.—The
LensCrafters Truer Than Fiction Award
was presented to
, for his direction of the film “The Kill Team,” at the Spirit Awards Nominee Brunch held at the BOA Steakhouse here, Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015.
Monday, January 19, 2015 12:00 AM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—VSP Global and the American Optometric Foundation (AOF), an affiliate of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO), recently announced the 44 recipients of this year’s Practice Excellence Scholarships.
Friday, January 16, 2015 12:27 AM
Essilor of America
announced the winners of its Independent Distribution Division (IDD) Annual Laboratory Awards at a celebratory banquet here Tuesday evening.
Friday, January 09, 2015 12:30 AM
Optical Women’s Association
(OWA) has selected Maureen Cavanagh, president of the Vision Impact Institute as its 2015 Pleiades award recipient, and Amy Spiezio, executive editor of Eyecare Business as its Pyxis award recipient.
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 12:21 AM
presented its annual Humanitarian of the Year Award to longtime president of
, Jeffrey Marshall, OD, on Nov. 16, 2014, at its annual meeting here.